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Shooting in Seattle protest zone leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

America Protests Seattle
Posted at 1:13 PM, Jun 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-20 13:13:08-04

SEATTLE -- A shooting in Seattle's protest zone has left one person dead and another critically injured.

Authorities say the shooting before dawn Saturday happened in the area known as CHOP, which stands for Capitol Hill Occupied Protest.

Seattle Police Sgt. Lauren Truscott told The Seattle Times that she didn't know whether police had taken anyone into custody and said she had no immediate details about how the shooting unfolded.

Harborview Medical Center spokesperson Susan Gregg says two males with gunshot wounds arrived in a private vehicle at the hospital at at about 3 a.m.

One died and the other was in critical condition.